View towards the property
Lounge with cosy woodburner
Choice of local pubs in Hawkshead
Choice of local pubs in Hawkshead
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7 / 7  Choice of local pubs in Hawkshead

Copper Tops,

Hawkshead Village, Lake District
Sleeps 6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3
Change Sat
Dogs allowed 2
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Pub nearby
Shop nearby
Family friendly
Towels included
Travel cot available
Highchair available
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At a glance

  • Period property situated in a former courthouse and village police station
  • Three-storey accommodation in convenient village location
  • Convenient village location in popular Hawkshead
  • Close to both Lake Windermere and Coniston Water
  • Easy access to scenic walks
  • Great base for exploring the Lake District
Property code: LLH21

Former police station, situated at the heart of the attractive village of Hawkshead with its numerous National Trust properties, shops, and pubs.

This property is perfect for those who want to be within walking distance of local amenities in one of the Lake District’s most attractive villages. There are plenty of places to eat out and shops and cafes within a short walk.  There is plenty to do in the village itself, with the Beatrix Potter Gallery and the historic Grammar School, where William Wordsworth was once a pupil, both being popular attractions for tourists who want to learn more about the region’s literary connections. Lake Windermere is just a few miles away, where visitors can enjoy boat trips, participate in water sports, and enjoy scenic walks around the edge of the lake.

On entering this former-police station, guests will first come to the entrance hall, which leads on to the spacious kitchen/diner, with its slate floors, round dining table and country-style decor. Guests will find everything they need here, including an oven, hob, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher. There is an additional fridge freezer located under the stairs. The property’s spacious lounge has large windows, comfortable seating, and a cosy wood burner, as well as TV, DVD, and hi-fi. Taking the steep stairs to the first floor, guests will find two bedrooms: a double room with an en-suite shower room and restful twin room. There is also another shower room on this floor with WC. The third bedroom is located on the second floor, and offers a double bed and en-suite shower room with WC.

There is an allocated parking space for one car next to the property, and a permit is provided to allow a second vehicle to use the village’s main car park.

Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.

  • 3 bedrooms: 2 doubles and 1 twin
  • 3 shower rooms, each with WC
  • TV, DVD, and hi-fi
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Oven, hob, microwave, fridge, and dishwasher
  • Additional freezer under stairs
  • Laundry facilities
  • Electricity and heating included
  • Bed linen and towels included
  • Allocated off-road parking for 1 car, and parking permit for additional car in village car park
  • 2 dogs welcome
  • Shops, pub, and restaurant within walking distance

This property joined our collection in 2017 and is managed by Holly.


From guests that have stayed at the property.

Based on 15 guest ratings

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Reviewed by Linda, 22nd June 2019

Comfortable and convenient. Good size kitchen/dining room. No downstairs loo but a shower room for each bedroom. Good showers. Steep and narrow stairs especially to second floor. Small but well stocked co-op a few yards away. Parking available on site but very tight for larger cars. We used thee free parking permit in the carpark a couple of hundreRead mored yards away. Hide

Reviewed by Leo, 10th June 2019

the location is great. the house perfect for hikes and going to locations around the area. everything is on your doorstep form cooking in to eating out. great shops and very friendly area.

Reviewed by Val, 6th June 2019

Copper Tops was the perfect cottage for our stay, it is within walking distance of everything in Hawkshead and ideal for a family stay, with good size rooms. The bedrooms are lovely, especially the attic room which our Son & Daughter in Law loved because we offered to get up with the 19 month old twins whilst they had a lie in. We would definitely Read morebook this cottage again. Hide

Reviewed by Gillian, 6th April 2019

The location of this property is excellent. Hawkshead is a stunning location. The property has potential with high ceilings and parking but the decor and facilities are tired and rundown, which is a shame.

Reviewed by Lisa, 27th October 2018

Fab location. Lovely and homely and tastefully decorated. Pub 20 yds away! Great for dogs. Great place to stay!

Reviewed by Martin, 22nd September 2018

This is our 6th time at Coppertops. We love being able to tumble out of the door into the middle of a beautiful Lakeland village with 4 pubs, a Co-op, a Post office, numerous coffee bars and lovely shops.

Reviewed by David, 25th August 2018

Great location, but its a bit sparse and not particularly homely.

Reviewed by P Forster, 1st March 2017

The property is very well located only a few steps away from the shops, pubs and restaurants in Hawkshead. We found it clean and well equipped in both the kitchen (gas hob and electric oven) and living room with wifi, a large TV with Sky Freeview and a DVD player. The bedrooms are upstairs, two on the first floor (one with en-suite shower room) andRead more a third on the second floor, again with en-suite facilities). There is a third toilet and shower room on the first floor. Adequate storage in the bedrooms. The steps are quite steep so may not suit anyone with mobility problems. A bag of foodie treats (biscuits, jam, marmalade, teabags, coffee) was left by Lakelands Hideaways which was very welcome. We really enjoyed the stay at Copper Tops. I just wish we could have stayed longer. Hide

Reviewed by R Laverick, 1st November 2016

All you could need. Right where you want it........A very comfortable and well appointed property right near the heart of Hawkshead. The quality of the furnishings etc was first class and each of the three bedrooms having its own bathroom was a bonus, as was the availability of a parking pass for a second car.

Reviewed by S Free, 1st July 2016

Have stayed here many times it's can get to many other places on the bus just along the road.the cottage is wonderful so relaxing and a home from home.cant say much more only we keep going back to copper tops.

Reviewed by R Jardine, 1st June 2016

Had a nice stay at Copper Top central to shops and pubs, cafes and lots nice places to visit near buy would come back again even if the weather was wet just love the Lake District .from Dunsborough Perth Western Australia

Reviewed by Joyce, 1st February 2016

Have stayed here several times, always good. Great location in middle of village, lovely house. Lots of stairs as on 3 levels, ok for us, maybe not others.

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